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The Actors (2003)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  16 May 2003 (UK)
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Two failed actors decide to pull a con on a local gangster by pretending to be the people he owes money to.

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Two failed actors decide to pull a con on a local gangster by pretending to be the people he owes money to.

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Thick as thieves. Only thicker.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)

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£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)
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(at around 1 min) When Magnani finally confronts Tony and Tom in their dressing room, the mic is visible above Tom's head. See more »

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Anthony O'Malley: And we are sad men, awaiting advice from a nine year old girl.
Tom Quirk: But we're big enough to accept that.
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Could It Be Love?
Orchestrated by The Michael Nyman Band
Performed by Dylan Moran and Lena Headey
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Average comedy which fails to flow
22 May 2003 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

To surmise, this film involves two actors (Caine and Moran) trying to con a gangster. The plot is flimsy at best as several plot holes occur throughout. However this normally shouldn't matter as the comedy should carry a film like this. There are some genuinely funny bits (mostly provided by Dylan Moran). However, other times, there are long melodramatic scenes that fail to add anything to the movie. Caine's character seemed overdone to me. Especially at the start, he continually quotes Shakespeare and acts like a pompous actor. One could say he was playing the part properly but the character seemed to me flat and unfunny. Overall I would say see only if a fan of the actors involved. Otherwise wait for video or tv.


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